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Talent available but MLS draft diluted with clubs developing homegrown players

Talent available but MLS draft diluted with clubs developing homegrown players

Talent is available Thursday but the MLS SuperDraft does not pack the punch it once did, with clubs focusing on developing their own talent via homegrown players.

Canada's Raonic out of Qatar Open after second-round loss to French qualifier

DOHA, Qatar — Canada's Milos Raonic is out of the Qatar Open tennis tournament after losing 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4) to French qualifier Corentin Moutet in second-round action on Wednesday.
Retirement has been a rocky road for Osmond, who hopes to help other young women

Retirement has been a rocky road for Osmond, who hopes to help other young women

TORONTO — For the better part of two decades, Kaetlyn Osmond knew exactly what she'd be doing every day. Her world and her schedule revolved around figure skating.

CFL and member teams invested over $4 million into amateur football last year

TORONTO — The CFL and its nine clubs invested over $4 million into amateur football in Canada last year. "Amateur football serves as the root of our great game in Canada," CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie said in a statement Wednesday.
New Argos head coach likes what he sees on tape from veteran Bethel-Thompson

New Argos head coach likes what he sees on tape from veteran Bethel-Thompson

New Toronto Argonauts head coach Ryan Dinwiddie likes what he's seen on tape from veteran quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson.

Barrett Hayton re-joins Coyotes after leading Canada to world junior gold

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes have recalled Barrett Hayton after the forward helped Canada win a gold medal at the 2020 world junior hockey championship. The Coyotes loaned Hayton to Canada's team for the under-20 tournament.

Boutin withdraws from Four Continents short-track event due to knee injury

MONTREAL — Speedskater Kim Boutin has pulled out of this weekend's ISU Four Continents Short Track Championships as a precautionary measure due to a knee injury.
Canadian trio drawing attention ahead of Thursday's MLS SuperDraft

Canadian trio drawing attention ahead of Thursday's MLS SuperDraft

TORONTO — Canadian Ryan Raposo has a chip on his shoulder going into Thursday's MLS SuperDraft. Growing up, the Hamilton native was labelled "too small, too skinny and couldn't get around the field fast enough for some coaches' liking.
Canadian canoe star Vincent Lapointe awaits ICF decision on doping violation

Canadian canoe star Vincent Lapointe awaits ICF decision on doping violation

MONTREAL — Canadian canoe star Laurence Vincent Lapointe must wait longer to find out if she will compete in this summer's Olympic Games.
Canadian golfer Blair Hamilton hopes silent retreat helps mental performance

Canadian golfer Blair Hamilton hopes silent retreat helps mental performance

Never afraid to try something new, Canadian golfer Blair Hamilton decided to attend a 10-day silent retreat in Southern Alberta this past off-season to improve his mental game. The talkative Hamilton found the experience challenging but rewarding.